By Michael McMullan DERRY defender Brendan Rogers acknowledges that while his side’s league run-in is perfect championship preparation, taking their season game by game is the number one focus. The Oakleafers take their 100 per cent record to unbeaten Roscommon on Sunday knowing that a victory could leave them with one foot in the promotion […]
By Michael McMullan TWO years ago, Derry travelled to Páirc Uí Chaoimh and found themselves 10 points down with less than 10 minutes to play. After they battled back to the relative comfort of a two-point defeat before the calendar was put on ice with the Covid-19 restrictions. Since then, Derry have been a different […]
By Michael McMullan Oakleaf rising PADDY McBrearty may have ended Derry’s Anglo Celt hopes with a stoppage time sucker punch in Ballybofey, but it was another year of progress under Rory Gallagher. There was the return of Conor Glass to action and a more consistent look to the side, but the addition of Gareth McKinless […]
For the first time in maybe five or six years, Derry will have their full quota for pre-season and the commencement of the National League. Although, Oakleaf and Slaughtneil star, Brendan Rogers would have no complaints if his club were still going strong in the All-Ireland series, their availability can only be of help to […]
Slaughtneil’s win on Saturday delighted Gaels across Ireland, as they saw it as a triumph for the little club.
THE 2014 Ulster final win could have been a bittersweet one for Brendan Rogers.
The McKenna Cup final was an absolute cracker, as two bitter rivals took lumps out of each other, Twitter reacted as we’d expect.